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Aphthous Ulcer

Aphthous Ulcer: Introduction

Aphthous Ulcer: Small area of erosion in the mucosa of the mouth and tongue causing a painful, shallow lesion. See detailed information below for a list of 82 causes of Aphthous Ulcer, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Aphthous Ulcer:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Aphthous Ulcer. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Aphthous Ulcer: Symptom Checker

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Aphthous Ulcer Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Aphthous Ulcer may include:

  • The condition is usually self-limiting and will resolve itself in time without specific treatment. Severe cases may require corticosteroids or antiviral drugs. Good oral hygiene may minimize reoccurrences
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Aphthous Ulcer: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Aphthous Ulcer

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Definitions of Aphthous Ulcer:

Recurrent disease of the oral mucosa of unknown etiology, characterized by small white ulcerative lesions lasting 7 to 14 days.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

A blister on the mucous membranes of the lips or mouth or gastrointestinal tract
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Aphthous Ulcer

The list below shows some of the causes of Aphthous Ulcer mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Aphthous Ulcer?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Aphthous Ulcer. Of the 82 causes of Aphthous Ulcer that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 7 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 70 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Aphthous Ulcer:

The following list of conditions have 'Aphthous Ulcer' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Aphthous Ulcer Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Aphthous Ulcer based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Aphthous Ulcer:

    Oral aphthae, Aphthous stomatitis
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Aphthous Ulcer:

    Medical Conditions associated with Aphthous Ulcer:

    Mouth ulcers (253 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Tongue symptoms (430 causes), Tongue ulcers (24 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Sore tongue (112 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Mucus membrane symptoms (832 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Child health symptoms (230 causes)

    Symptoms related to Aphthous Ulcer:

    Ulcers (28 causes), Stomatitis (62 causes), Mouth ulcer (82 causes), Canker sore, Herpes, Nutritional defeciency

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